Thursday, January 29, 2009

Canada's Top 10 Kicks Off Friday

The Toronto International Film Festival Groups screenings of their top ten Canadian features and shorts this friday in Toronto with Kari Skogland's - 'Fifty Dead Men Walking' at 7 pm and Lea Pool's 'Manan est chez le colffeur' at 9:30 at Cinematheque Ontario, located at the Art Gallery of Ontario's Jackman Hall, 317 Dundas Street West (McCaul Street entrance). The mini-fest runs until Saturday, February 7. For a full schedule visit

The features screening will include
Adoration - Atom Egoyan
Before Tomorrow - Marie-Hélène Cousineau & Madeline Piujuq Ivalu
Ce qu’il faut pour vivre - Benoît Pilon
C’est pas moi, je le jure! - Philippe Falardeau
Fifty Dead Men Walking - Kari Skogland
Heaven on Earth - Deepa Mehta
Lost Song - Rodrigue Jean
Maman est chez le coiffeur - Lea Pool
La Mémoire des anges - Luc Bourdon
Pontypool - Bruce McDonald

And the Shorts, playing on Saturday and Sunday:
La Battue - Guy Édoin
Block B - Chris Chong Chan Fui
Drux Flux -Theodore Ushev
Ghosts and Gravel Roads - Mike Rollo
Green Door - Semi Chellas
Next Floor - Denis Villeneuve
Nikamowin (Song) - Kevin Lee Burton
Passages - Marie-Josée Saint-Pierre
Princess Margaret Blvd. - Kazik Radwanski
Mon nom est Victor Gazon - Patrick Gaze

There will also be two workshops: The Female Gaze on Saturday, January 31 and Telling Aboriginal Stories on Saturday, February 7.

Fifty Dead Men Walking

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